Project Manager

Job Ref: LM/PM/GW
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 19 June 2018
  • Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, Scotland
  • £45,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Glasgow Office
  • 0141 221 0007

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Blue Arrow Glasgow has a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our clients Business Change & Transformation team in the West of Scotland.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of projects to agreed objectives, timescales and business change policy standards, while managing the project delivery in accordance with company policies and procedures.

 

Key Responsibilities:


  • Define and fully document the project scope, objectives, cost and benefits from the outset


  • Produce and manage project plan, ensuring critical path and interdependencies are identified


  • Identify and manage dependencies with other projects within the change portfolio


  • Ensure that internal and external resources required by the project are acquired and managed effectively


  • Ensure project roles and responsibilities are understood and communicated


  • Identify, assess and manage project risks with the project team to ensure mitigation action is taken


  • Manage and control project budget and costs using processes set out by PMO and Finance


  • Ensure all formal project controls are visible and managed appropriately to the required standards set out by the PMO and evidenced through project documentation


  • Actively manage exceptions to plan and escalate appropriately


  • Support the Business Sponsor with benefit management planning to ensure these can be evidenced through the project delivery


  • Provide leadership and communication required to maintain stakeholder relationships across change


  • Perform formal project closedown in accordance with agreed change process, ensuring stakeholders receive a high quality handover


  • Maintain own knowledge of current project management practices and techniques through personal development



 

 

Person Specification:

 

Essential

 


  • Experience of delivering complex projects comprising of internal staff & third party suppliers, to successfully deliver results


  • Formal Project Management Qualifications e.g. PRINCE 2 or PMI


  • Proficient in maintenance of financial project budget and cost management


  • Ability to influence others at all levels


  • External and Internal stakeholder management experience


  • Excellent written/oral communication skills for reports and presentations


  • Experience in using common project management tolls, especially MS project



 

 

This is a full time, permanent position offering a starting salary of around £45,000 + annual bonus.  

 

The company also offers a range of benefits including contributory pension, free parking, personal and company annual bonus. Life assurance, discounted gym membership, excellent annual leave (with the option to purchase further days) and fantastic career progression opportunities.

 

 

Blue Arrow
17/07/2018 09:00:00
GBP 45000 45000.